Phil Ivey Posts Bail Money for Suspected 14K Triad Member
The Las Vegas Review Journal released a story on Sunday that
revealed that Phil Ivey and Andrew Robl had posted $2. 5
million in bail money to attempt the release of Paul and
David Phua. The pair had been arrested on July 13th following a FBI raid
of a multimillion-dollar sports betting operation at Caesars
Palace. A federal judge had ordered that the Phuas post $2
million in bail money and their $48 million Gulfstream jet
The New Face for "The Agony of Defeat"
Imagine you're on the bubble of the World Series of Poker
Main Event with a stack of about 220,000 and you pick up
pocket queens. You could sit back and try and cruise into the money, but
you're here to win dammit. Time to get some chips. An opponent raises and you call along.
2014 WSOP Main Event,
The Agony of Defeat,
WSOP Main Event
Base Dealing in Casino Poker? Smells Like College
Just watched a video of an interview with Matt Salsberg
regarding an incident that went down at the Golden Nugget
Summer Series Main Event. According to Salsberg, one of the dealers started base
dealing and he claimed that he saw this happen in a couple
of spots. He called the floor and the dealer was
subsequently taken out of the event. Base dealing.
Cheating in Poker,
Phil Ivey Wins Bracelet #10 - I Told You So
Prior to the beginning of the 2014 World Seires of Poker,
one of my predictions was that Phil Ivey would win his 10th
career bracelet this summer and Daniel would not win a
bracelet. Phil Ivey won his 10th career bracelet late last night in
the $1,500 Eight-Game Mix. Here's a little tribute video I
found on the internet to mark the occasion.
2014 World Series of Poker,
Why Are Angle Shooting Allegations Not Considered Verbal Abuse?
In this age of hyper-political correctness, it seems odd
that poker is continuing to allow certain allegations go
unchallenged and virtually ignored. Lately, there have been
a couple of different incidents where players have been
accused of angle shooting. The most recent incident
involving Brandon Cantu resulted in a physical altercation
during a WSOP event. And the worst part about the recent allegation was that it
came from a person that was not in a hand.